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Best short Rush album closer (under 6 minutes)

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  1. Something For Nothing (5 votes [14.71%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 14.71%

  2. Vital Signs (10 votes [29.41%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 29.41%

  3. Countdown (1 votes [2.94%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 2.94%

  4. Between The Wheels (11 votes [32.35%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 32.35%

  5. Mystic Rhythms (2 votes [5.88%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 5.88%

  6. High Water (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  7. Available Light (1 votes [2.94%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 2.94%

  8. You Bet Your Life (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  9. Everyday Glory (1 votes [2.94%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 2.94%

  10. Carve Away The Stone (2 votes [5.88%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 5.88%

  11. Out Of The Cradle (1 votes [2.94%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 2.94%

  12. We Hold On (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

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#1 Entre_Perpetuo

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Posted 11 May 2020 - 03:24 PM

Cutting out songs over 6 minutes cuz they'll probably win anyway and I'm not interested in pitting La Villa vs. Working Man.

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Posted 11 May 2020 - 03:29 PM

This poll wasn't quite as hard as picking the best album of 1973, but it is a reminder that Rush really knew how to build up & close down an album experience. Lots of personal favorites on this list. I went with "Vital signs," but honorable mention to "Mystic Rhythms," "Everyday Glory," "Between the Wheels," and "Available Light."

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Posted 11 May 2020 - 03:45 PM

It`d only be a Working Man vs Strangiato fight for people that don`t own PW.  Easy win for Vital Signs from the above selection.

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Posted 11 May 2020 - 03:53 PM

Close battle between Vital Signs and Everyday Glory but I chose VS because it's such a classic.
I also had to put on High Water and Countdown because those were 2 good contenders as well

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Posted 11 May 2020 - 04:10 PM

So, this is the best album closer, not necessarily the best song overall.  For me that boils it down to Available Light and Mystic Rhythms...and I'll go with Available Light.

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Posted 11 May 2020 - 05:06 PM

Vital Signs, easy.  Ged's bass run kickass throughout!

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Posted 11 May 2020 - 07:43 PM

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Posted 11 May 2020 - 09:03 PM

I went with Vital Signs but Between the Wheels and Available Light aren't very far behind.

I'm one of the few that likes High Water too. It's no Vital Signs but I do enjoy it.

Of the last 5 tracks listed, I dislike 3 of them while 2 are disposable.

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Posted 12 May 2020 - 02:34 PM

Between The Wheels FTW!

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Posted 15 May 2020 - 04:06 PM

"Something for Nothing" rocks, but "Vital Signs" is groovier. Love that bass.

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Posted 16 May 2020 - 05:27 AM

View Postvaportrailer, on 15 May 2020 - 04:06 PM, said:

"Something for Nothing" rocks, but "Vital Signs" is groovier. Love that bass.

I'm not usually a big fan of reaction videos but this guy is enjoyable:



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Posted 17 May 2020 - 08:58 AM

View PostST3V, on 11 May 2020 - 03:53 PM, said:

Close battle between Vital Signs and Everyday Glory but I chose VS because it's such a classic.
I also had to put on High Water and Countdown because those were 2 good contenders as well

Whaaaaaat!?

ED is utter dogshit.

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Posted 17 May 2020 - 08:58 AM

Between the Wheels by some margin.

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Posted 17 May 2020 - 09:50 AM

View PostFridge, on 17 May 2020 - 08:58 AM, said:

View PostST3V, on 11 May 2020 - 03:53 PM, said:

Close battle between Vital Signs and Everyday Glory but I chose VS because it's such a classic.
I also had to put on High Water and Countdown because those were 2 good contenders as well

Whaaaaaat!?

ED is utter dogshit.

I don’t know if I’d call it “dogshit”. “Bullshit” maybe, but “dogshit”? I have to think on that one. :P

YBYL is easily the worst of the bunch for me. EG would be second worst.

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Posted 17 May 2020 - 12:19 PM

View PostJohnnyBlaze, on 17 May 2020 - 09:50 AM, said:

View PostFridge, on 17 May 2020 - 08:58 AM, said:

View PostST3V, on 11 May 2020 - 03:53 PM, said:

Close battle between Vital Signs and Everyday Glory but I chose VS because it's such a classic.
I also had to put on High Water and Countdown because those were 2 good contenders as well

Whaaaaaat!?

ED is utter dogshit.

I don’t know if I’d call it “dogshit”. “Bullshit” maybe, but “dogshit”? I have to think on that one. :P

YBYL is easily the worst of the bunch for me. EG would be second worst.

Oh God, yes....YBYL is even worse if that's at all possible.

ETA.....EG is so bad it made me spell it wrong.

Edited by Fridge, 17 May 2020 - 12:20 PM.


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Posted 17 May 2020 - 02:50 PM

View PostFridge, on 17 May 2020 - 08:58 AM, said:

View PostST3V, on 11 May 2020 - 03:53 PM, said:

Close battle between Vital Signs and Everyday Glory but I chose VS because it's such a classic.
I also had to put on High Water and Countdown because those were 2 good contenders as well

Whaaaaaat!?

ED is utter dogshit.

I never used to care for it, but I gained a new appreciation for it after watching the Time Stand Still documentary. Still not a favorite of mine, but I enjoy it.

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Posted 17 May 2020 - 02:51 PM

View PostFridge, on 17 May 2020 - 08:58 AM, said:

Between the Wheels by some margin.

One of their best for sure. I'm surprised Vital Signs is doing so well against it actually.

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Posted 17 May 2020 - 07:20 PM

View PostEntre_Perpetuo, on 17 May 2020 - 02:51 PM, said:

View PostFridge, on 17 May 2020 - 08:58 AM, said:

Between the Wheels by some margin.

One of their best for sure. I'm surprised Vital Signs is doing so well against it actually.

I'm more surprised that Carve Away the Stone and Out of the Cradle got any votes at all. Double vote by one TRFer though so they're both disqualified!!!! :P

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Posted 18 May 2020 - 11:09 AM

Between the Wheels.

If not that, then Available Light

Dark horse: Carve Away The Stone




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